Dr. Jay Lee, MD

Dr. Jay Lee, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Jay Lee, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of California School Of Medicine-Los Angeles in 1997 and specializes in thoracic surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

10833 Le Conte Ave # 64-128Chs

Los Angeles, CA 90095

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lee's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee treats Lung Cancer more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lee treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee treats Esophageal Cancer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lee treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee treats Pulmonary Disease more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Lee treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Lee's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Hernia Repair
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Sympathectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Jay Lee, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of California School Of Medicine-Los Angeles in 1997 and specializes in thoracic surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 2006
    Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2006
  • 2004
    Duke University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    2004
  • 2001
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2001
  • 1999
    Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1998
    Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1998
  • 1997
    University Of California School Of Medicine-Los Angeles
    Medical School
    1997

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lee

2.7

Based on 7 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Lee is a terrible communicator. He is constantly changing his mind and can’t give a definitive answer. He seems unsure of his ability to care for ill patients and vacillates when he is asked questions. He was bold enough to state that an appointment should not be made unless we were sure we...Read More
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Brilliant surgeon! Confident and a lifesaver!
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He saved my life after a surgical accident not caused by him. I was near death when he went to work on me. I think he's brilliant.
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO